What does homeland mean?

Definitions for homeland
ˈhoʊmˌlænd, -ləndhome·land

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word homeland.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native land(noun)

    the country where you were born

Wiktionary

  1. homeland(Noun)

    One's country of residence.

  2. homeland(Noun)

    One's country of birth.

  3. homeland(Noun)

    The traditional territory of an ethnic group.

  4. homeland(Noun)

    An area set aside for black South Africans under the policy of apartheid.

Freebase

  1. Homeland

    A homeland is the concept of the place to which an ethnic group holds a long history and a deep cultural association with —the country in which a particular national identity began. As a common noun, it simply connotes the country of one's origin. When used as a proper noun, the word, as well as its equivalents in other languages often have ethnic nationalist connotations. A homeland may also be referred to as a fatherland, a motherland, or a mother country, depending on the culture and language of the nationality in question.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. homeland

    The physical region that includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, United States possessions and territories, and surrounding territorial waters and airspace.

How to pronounce homeland?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say homeland in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeland in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of homeland in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Rodenbush:

    The court's order to turn over immigration records would undermine trust in the Department of Homeland Security’s ability to maintain the confidentiality of personal information, which is essential to its mission.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    With only four legislative days left until the Republican Homeland Security Shutdown, Speaker Boehner made it clear that Speaker Boehner has no plan to avoid a government shutdown, the speaker's reliance on talking points and finger-pointing was a sad reflection of the fact that the Tea Party continues to hold the gavel as Senate Democrats insist on Senate Democrats futile anti-immigrant grandstanding.

  3. John Campbell:

    I couldn't be prouder of our brave U.S. servicemen and women and their Afghan counterparts, it's because of their extraordinary efforts that terrorists here haven't been able to attack our homeland in over 14 years.

  4. United States:

    Missile Defense Review states that North Korea has yet to achieve the capability to credibly threaten the United States homeland. North Korea has not conducted enough tests to establish confidence in a reliable, working missile. But we have to assume that North Korea has a nuclear-armed ICBM that could strike the United States, even if the missile only have a 50 % chance of hitting a major United States city, that's enough to establish a modicum of deterrence.

  5. Dianne Feinstein:

    The purge of senior leadership at the Department of Homeland Security is unprecedented and a threat to our national security.

Images & Illustrations of homeland

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